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De Becker, Gavin.

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: From the Publisher: True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust-and act on-our gut instincts. In this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Trade Paperback 1997

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Summary: A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ANG

Summary: Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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Jackson, Gary M.

Summary: While nobody ever dreams they could personally be caught in a situation with mass casualties or injuries due to premeditated or random violence, this guide provides readiness techniques to help avoid becoming a victim in dangerous situations. Includes tips to boost awareness and possibly even stop a violent event before it starts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.6 JAC

Summary: "A self-centered New York City publicist suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope. Now it's a real-time race against the clock as [he] must outwit a psychotic sniper in a frantic scramble from phone booth to freedom"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER PHO

Summary: The story follows a young mother who, when on a day trip with her husband and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the 'who' or the 'what,' but the 'why.' When an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, together they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIN

Summary: Following the murder of a couple by their eleven-year old son, Detective Harry Ambrose returns to his hometown in rural New York to assess the unsettling and heart wrenching crime. He finds himself pitted against those who'll stop at nothing to protect its secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Coben, Harlan

Summary: Marc Seidman awakens to find himself in an ICU, hooked up to an IV, his head swathed in bandages. Twelve days earlier, he had an enviable life as a successful surgeon, living in a peaceful suburban neighborhood with his beautiful wife and a baby he adored. Now he lies in a hospital bed, shot by an unseen assailant. His wife has been killed, and his six-month-old daughter, Tara, has vanished....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COB

Summary: "The comic book industry comes together to support the survivors and honor those killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. Writers and artists from across the globe have created exclusive new material expressing their sorrow, compassion, frustration, and hope, all inspired by the tragic events. In doing so, they celebrate the victims, survivors, and their families...

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Publisher / Publication Date: IDW Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LOV

Summary: How did fraudulent investment manager Bernard Madoff get away with such an enormous scam for so many years? This CNBC Original program examines the bizarre details of Madoff's operation while exploring his motives and mind-set. Interviews feature expert guests and key players affected by the scandal, including publisher and investor Mort Zuckerman; Forbes editor Robert Lenzner; financial...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Younge, Gary

Summary: "On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during the course of a single day in theUnited States. It could have been any day, but Younge has chosen November 23, 2013. From Jaiden Dixon (9), shot point-blank by his mother's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.6 YOU

Raine, Nancy Venable.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.883 RAI

Smith, B. J. (Brad J.)

Summary: The hunter becomes the hunted: Carl Burns pursues the ruthless gang who targeted him in this fast-paced, suspenseful thriller. Happily ensconced at River Road Farm and planning to start their own maple syrup business, life is good for Carl Burns and his partner Frances, who also stars in her own TV show. But, unwittingly, Frances's TV exposure has attracted unwelcome attention. Targeted by a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Summary: Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the "Central Park 5" -- a group of minority teenagers wrongfully convicted and jailed for brutally raping a white woman in New York.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CEN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CEN

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: After being brutally attacked outside a bar and in spite of recovering from a coma and extensive physical injuries, Mark Hogancamp suffered brain damage and nearly total memory loss. Unable to afford therapy he spent the next few years building a scale model, World War II-era town, Marwencol, populated with dolls, where he lived out his fantasy life, and which he documented in photographs. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2010

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Burton, Mary (Mary T.)

Summary: "Lara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack. What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last. Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her doorstep with shattering news: The Strangler is back. And this time, he's in Austin"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BUR

Geddes, John

Summary: It’s never going to be you. Then one day you hear the clatter of automatic fire at the mall. You have been drawn into the chaos and terror of an active shooter event. What do you do? Who do you turn to? Be a Hero is the essential guide to terrorist attacks that will help you survive. Former Special Air Service terror expert John Geddes will explain how to cope with a life-threatening event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 GED

Ragnar Jonasson

Summary: "Siglufjordur: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors -- accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thor Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik--with a past that he's unable to leave behind. When a young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jonasson 2017

Summary: To the average student, the definitions of date rape and sexual assault are notoriously unclear. Use this program to eliminate the confusion so young adults understand exactly what these things are-and the attitudes and biases that typically accompany them-before anyone gets hurt. The video firmly reinforces the concepts that rape has its roots in hate crime; date rape is just as wrong as rape...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: In the unfamiliar Appalachian backwoods, a weekend of male bonding for four inexperienced campers turns into a gut-wrenching fight for survival. .

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: This program examines the use of the drug Rohypnol to sedate women in order to take sexual advantage of them on dates. It follows two such cases through interviews with victims and their attorneys. The drug, both odorless and flavorless, can be mixed with alcohol and renders the victim easy prey for her attacker. Available in 64 countries, the drug also leaves its victim with complete or...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Alonzo, Rebecca Nichols.

Summary: Rebecca Nichols Alonzo recounts the events surrounding her father's murder, describing how a church member who refused to give up control when Robert Nichols took over as pastor tormented and threatened her family, until the night that Rebecca's life was shattered forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 277.3 ALO

Daly, Paula

Summary: "Haven't we all wanted to pretend everything's perfectly fine? Jane Campbell avoids confrontation at all costs. Given the choice, she'll always let her husband, Leon--a bestselling thriller author--fight their battles. She'd prefer to focus on the good things in life: precious days with her two young children, a steady and loving marriage, their mischievously playful cat Bonita, and her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2018

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Logan, Richard D.

Summary: Co-authored by a renowned psychologist and survival expert, this book delves into the details of how a little girl survived the at-sea murder of her family; the pod of whales who guarded her; and the aftermath and the recapturing of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titletown Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 LOG